DR JENNA C. ASHTON
curator, writer, artist, researcher ...
Lecturer and Programme Director of Heritage Studies in the Institute for Cultural Practices, teaching across critical heritage theory and practice, heritage policy and management, natural heritage and intangible cultural heritage.
Jenna's research and practice concerns the development of collaborative and creative feminist methods and analysis for applied heritage and theory, and working at the intersection of heritage, activism and social justice.
Areas of research include:
Marginalised cultural heritage and arts practices
Spatial practice and creative geographies
Art under conflict and creative resistance
Social movements and activism
Ethics of care
Affect and heritage
Making, play, storytelling
Lecturer and Programme Director of Heritage Studies, University of Manchester @UoMHeritageStud
Trustee, charity Delia Derbyshire Day @DeliaDDay
Adviser and Research Consultant, National Trust and National Trust Regional Advisory Board North @nationaltrust
Committee Member, Society for the Study of Labour History Archives & Resources @StudyLabHistory
Research Member, Valuing Nature Network NERC/ESRC/AHRC @ValuingN
Curator and Co-Director, Digital Women's Archive North CIC @dwarchivenorth
Global Cultural Fellow, Institute for International Cultural Relations, University of Edinburgh @UoE_IICR
Editor of two volume international publication "Feminism and Museums: Intervention, Disruption and Change" (MuseumsEtc, Dec 2017 & Feb 2018).
email: jca.curator [at] gmail.com